SEAGULLS: ‘Summit must be done’


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SEAGULLS will be the subject of a unique summit in Sidmouth on Thursday (October 31).

The district council-organised event is aimed at representatives of coastal businesses, particularly food firms, and town and parish councils.

There will be advice on:

• Seagull lifestyles

• Waste and pest control for food businesses

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Councillor Tom Wright said: “We are organising this event as seagulls have been quite a problem and of particular concern to local businesses this year. We want to work with local businesses to help them gain a better understanding of what action they can take to reduce the problem. I would urge all those on the coast in the food sector in particular to come along and find out more.”

The event will be from 6pm to 8.30pm at Knowle.

To book a place contact Jamie Buckley, community engagement and funding officer, on 01395 517569 by Wednesday, October 23.

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